flaky(redirected from Flaky (Happy Tree Friends))
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
(Or "flakey") Subject to frequent lossage. This use is of course related to the common slang use of the word to describe a person as eccentric, crazy, or just unreliable. A system that is flaky is working, sort of - enough that you are tempted to try to use it - but fails frequently enough that the odds in favour of finishing what you start are low. Commonwealth hackish prefers dodgy.
This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)